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In-service training provision for non-professional staff in public libraries in Nigeria

N. Okpa-Iroha

In-service training provision for non-professional staff in public libraries in Nigeria

by N. Okpa-Iroha

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Thesis(M.L.S.) - Course project in the Department of Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University of Technology 1976.

Statementby N. Okpa-Iroha.
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The study investigated the factors hampering access to and use of public library (urban and rural) services in Nigeria. Both quantitative and qualitative research methods were employed through the administration of a questionnaire to users in both urban and rural public libraries in Nigeria and conducting interviews with the public librarians. The above stated problems and lot more has affected the collection development in Nigeria public libraries, which has laded inadequate supply of library collection. Objective Of Study The general aims of this project is to find out the problems of collection development in Nigeria.

It has been reported that in conjunction with the Nigerian Book Foundation and the National Library of Nigeria, the NPA is working at developing an education database for the Nigerian Book Industry. LIBRARY SERVICES IN RURAL AREAS Library services in the former Bendel State, which is the present day Delta and Edo States, was very important in the history of public library in set the pace for many public library services for adults, children, and schools. Through grants from UNESCO, mobile library service was provided to serve primary and secondary schools and reading rooms.

The use of library software in Nigerian University Libraries and challenges Article (PDF Available) in Library Hi Tech News 31(3) April with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'. The National Library of Nigeria came into effect in the mids, with the enactment of the National Library Act of Prior to the passage of the National Library act, a series of educational conferences conducted in Ibadan, had laid the intellectual basis for the creation of a network of libraries funded by the government to provide accessibility of educational materials to Nigerians.


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In-service training provision for non-professional staff in public libraries in Nigeria by N. Okpa-Iroha Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dent. Thus, the training of non-professional staff on an in-service basis was stopped at the University of Ibadan by John Harris because he had to pay greater attention to professional training. In the mid s, Ronald Cave of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, was said to have pre-pared some library staff for the Library Asso-ciation : J.

Fab. Akhidime. of the study was to establish the relationship between training and development of library staff and work performance of individual library staff, university libraries and the institutions as a whole, which should reflect in effective and efficient provision of library and information services.

Reference Services Provision in the Libraries of Nigeria Luqman Ayanlola Atanda Federal University Otuoke Library Department Bayelsa State, Nigeria e-mail: [email protected] Chinu Uchendu River State College of Art and Science River State, Nigeria Abstract – Paper discusses about the reference services in the libraries of Nigeria,File Size: 77KB.

Nigeria, staff development in special libraries are relegated to the background. According to Onah () the problems of staff development are connected to the inability of the authority in addressing the issue of selecting and releasing staff for training by the organization.

HeFile Size: KB. The increased availability of e-libraries in the African continent, and in Nigeria in particular (e.g. Ibom e-library [Baro, Eberechukwu, Eze, & Nkanu.

]), which makes it possible to access. The State of School Libraries in Nigeria. In-Service Training and Professional Development of Teachers in Nigeria: Through Open and Distance Education. In many countries it is shown that without appropriate.

pre-service teacher training (PRESET) and. in-service education and training. ICT will (INSET), never play a central role in educational renewal and innovation.

Infopeople provides training, webinars, and resources for library employees. Some webinars have been approved by the ALA’s Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) program. Costs for webinars varies and many resources are free.

academic libraries needs different types of ICTs facilities and these facilities are applied to library functions on daily basis. Virtual and digital library concepts are examined as well as measures to make them relevant in the new dispensation in Nigeria are highlighted.

Developed by staff of the Idaho Commission for Libraries, this free, online program provides basic library knowledge and skills for staff members who have no formal education in library science. These courses are organized into 3 key topical areas, Collection Development, Technical Services, and Public Services.

Staff 41 FACTORS INFLUENCING THE PROVISION OF LIBRARY SERVICES 41 Availability and accessibility of library and information services 41 Economic conditions in rural areas 42 PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES IN RURAL SOUTH AFRICA 43 Public and community libraries in the provision of library and information services for staff and students in UK universities over the past decade.

The digital revolution means that readers now expect immediate 24/7 access to a wide range of such services. Further social, economic, educational and technological developments –.

challenges influencing the provision of public library services in Nigeria, resulting in declining library utilisation statistics. It is against this backdrop that, this study sets out to investigate the challenges in the provision and utilisation of information services in public libraries in Nigeria.

Assessment of Reference Service Provision of Three Academic Libraries in Nigeria with Particular Reference to Ramat • In-service training of staff to ensure that optimum use is made of all facilities and that a sense of Libraries in Nigeria”, Ibadan: Book Wright Nigeria Publishers, Pp.3, In a survey of public libraries in Nigeria, Olanlokun () noted that there was a substantial increase in the number of branches in some states (over the survey).

For instance, over fifty per cent of the states had established library boards with Edo. Delta, Kano, Kaduna, Kwara, Imo, Anambra and Lagos maintaining a lead.

Public libraries play fundamental roles in the mental and intellectual development of young adults via the provision of resources and services fitted for their information needs. Unfortunately, this cannot be said of public libraries in Nigeria. The situation is not helped by the paucity of scholarship that particularly examines young adults’ resource/service satisfaction as a.

Mar, National Library of Nigeria Trains Staff on Computer Appreciation and Basic IT Skills. Mar, CALIM Holds First CBT Examinations. Oct, Nigerbiblios Journal: Call for Papers. Aug, National Library of Nigeria Trains Staff in Modern Library Practice.

The Council immediately commenced operations at the National Library of Nigeria Headquarters in Abuja with support of 10 temporary staff from the National Library of Nigeria. The Council secured and moved to its current office in January Since the appointment of the Registrar, the Council has been able to achieve the following.

The purpose of this paper was to highlight the role of libraries in the provision of information towards the attainment of the United Nation Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) in Nigeria.

With the methodology of simple literature review, the paper made efforts to review related literature on libraries’ role in the provision of information for development. SCHOOL LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT AND ATTAINMENT OF THE UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION OBJECTIVES IN NIGERIA Ogwu, M.

The College Library Kogi State College of Education, Ankpa, Kogi State, Nigeria provision of libraries. A recent article in the New Nigerian of 29/10/ confirms.

PREAMBLE The Federal Ministry of Education Library Services Unit is charged with the provision of information for education, research, planning and recreation for effective and efficient service delivery.

The Library provides access to all types of materials which contain credible and substantial information required for good government, national growth and development especially on education.accommodation, provision of audio-visual materials in school libraries, recruitment of qualified staff to man school libraries among others.

Keywords: School Library, use of school library resources, secondary school system, school library resources, Ogun - Nigeria. INTRODUCTION The role and contribution of school library services in the.to effective school library programs and services, delivered by qualified school library personnel.

The drafting of these revised guidelines involved discussion, debate, and consultation with many people from many countries at workshops during IFLA conferences and mid-year meetings, also.